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Georgia mineral commodity producing areas map from 2014 Minerals Yearbook
October 28, 2019

Mineral commodity producing areas of Georgia in 2014

The Georgia chapter of the Minerals Yearbook Volume II - Area Reports, Domestic - contains data and information on the nonfuel mineral commodities produced in Georgia including a generalized map of principal mineral commodity producing areas. The map is included in the PDF version; both PDF and XLS versions of text and data are available.

Map of countries from which the US imports more than 50% of certain mineral commodities
January 30, 2018

The US relies on these countries for 50% or more of certain minerals

This map shows the countries that supply mineral commodities for which the United States was more than 50 percent import reliant in 2017.

October 26, 2017

2017 Oct. Public Lecture — Global Trends in Mineral Commodity Supplies

  • The U.S. is increasingly reliant on supply of mineral raw materials from other countries.
  • Advanced technologies are increasingly making use of nearly the entire periodic table of the elements.
  • Dynamic studies of critical and strategic mineral supply and demand can identify emerging potential supply risks.
  • The USGS - National Minerals
January 27, 2017

NMIC - 2017 Mineral Commodity Summaries Release

The National Minerals Information Center, the primary agency for collecting and analyzing nonfuel minerals information, releases the 2017 Mineral Commodity Summaries, a collection of reports on over 85 commodities essential to the U.S. economy and national security.

September 27, 2019

The Mineral Industry of North Carolina, 2014 (XLSX)

XLSX format - North Carolina 2014 Minerals Yearbook chapter State chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume II. -- Area Reports: Domestic) are designed to provide statistical data and information for mineral commodities on a State-by-State basis.


February 5, 2020

The Mineral Industry of Finland, 2016 (XLSX) Tables-Only Release

The Mineral Industry of Finland, 2016 (XLSX) Tables-Only Release

May 18, 2020

Tin in December 2019 (PDF)

PDF format Tin in December 2019 (PDF) Mineral Industry Surveys


September 15, 2020

Lithium in 2017 (XLSX)

XLS(X) format - Lithium in 2017 (PDF) Minerals Yearbook chapter with embedded DOC(X) text document


May 31, 2019

The Mineral Industry of Zambia, 2015 (XLSX)

XLSX format - Zambia 2015 Minerals Yearbook chapter


October 21, 2019

Burma in 2016, tables-only release

Burma in 2016, tables-only release


September 3, 2019

The Mineral Industry of Netherlands, 2016 (XLSX)

XLSX format - Netherlands 2016 Minerals Yearbook. Country chapters from the Minerals Yearbook (Volume III. -- Area Reports: International) are designed to provide an annual review of mineral production and trade and of mineral-related government and industry developments.


May 14, 2019

Romania in 2015 (XLSX)

Romania in 2015 (XLSX) minerals summary